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Greek Major General Retires to Cut Army Costs

Major General Ioannis Tsaknis delivered his “goodbye speech” to Greece's first infantry division Monday, and emphatically underscored the effect of the country's drastic military funding cuts. “I do not leave the post because I am fed up with what I am doing or because...

Joint Military Exercises for Greek and American Army

Lately, several joint military exercises have been organized between elite units of Greek and American armed forces. The U.S. Army, recognizing the excellence and the abilities of the Greek Army, recently organized a series of various military exercises and simulations...

Greece Tests Russian-made S-300 Air Defense System

Greek armed forces test-fired a Russian-made S-300 air defense system on Friday, Dec 13, for the first time since it was bought 14 years ago. Greece is the only NATO member that has an S-300 in service. The system was...